Reception Rooms: 3
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to acquire a substantial, newly renovated five bedroom detached home which arguably boasts one of the most enviable positions in Grange-over-Sands; gently elevated from the shore and enjoying breath taking panoramic scenery across the Kent estuary, towards Ingleborough and as far reaching as the Pennines. Set out over two floors and enjoying a modern design, plentiful glass and stunning views; Holly Lodge is perfect either as a primary residence, or for those seeking a beautiful home for all the family to escape to. Finished to the very highest of standards, the current owners of this magnificent property have been meticulous in their design and completion of this recently renovated, striking home. Private gardens and a substantial parking area surround the property and provide excellent space for enjoying the unparalleled views. There is also a fantastic double garage with an extremely versatile room above, that would be ideal for those looking to work from home or an additional guest suite.
Just a short walk from the picturesque town centre, Holly Lodge is particularly convenient for the abundance of amenities the friendly and vibrant town of Grange-over-Sands has to offer. This popular seaside resort benefits from a plethora of local shops and facilities, and is a highly sought after location all year round for tourists and locals alike. Many often like to stroll along the picturesque promenade or enjoy time to reflect in the stunning ornamental gardens. A multitude of other delights include highly commendable bakeries, cafes, shops, and guest houses. There is also a well regarded primary school, and a horde of breathtaking walks to enjoy across the South Lakeland Fells and endless countryside right on the doorstep. The Kents Bank railway station is a maximum of 5-10 minutes walk from the property, with great connections to Ulverston and Barrow-in-Furness to the west, and Lancaster, Preston and Manchester to the east . The A590 affords further quick and easy transport links, from the M6 J36 and from the pretty neighboring town of Kendal. Just five minutes drive takes you to the Historical village of Cartmel with its fine priory church, eating places including a Michelin star restaurant and of course the Race Course.
Immaculately presented throughout, the ample parking area is no exception. Secured by large private gates, the entrance to Holly Lodge is both practical and attractive. The welcoming front door leads into the generous reception hall in the centre of the house with an attractive bespoke staircase and useful under stairs storage cupboard.
Double doors from the hall lead into the sitting room which has such a homely feel! This spacious Lounge area is the perfect room for entertaining and remaining on the contemporary theme, a striking, log burner inset fire provides a further focal point. Ideally placed, comfortable seating makes it effortless to admire the properties enviable outlook over the Kent Estuary. Double French patio doors further unveil an all-encompassing patio, affording the ultimate addition to further admire the spectacular grounds and access into the garden. Wonderfully versatile, modern, stylish and perfectly presented the Snug features remote operated log effect gas fire and double French doors leading onto the patio area. The dining room provides a generous space for a more formal reception room, complete with bay window to enjoy the view of the bay from your very own dining table!
A very special space, the open plan kitchen & dining arrangement provides a place for all the family to relax, unwind and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The kitchen area features an excellent range of wall and base units in a high gloss grey that has been topped with a practical, hard wearing work surface made from Silestone. This very well planned kitchen has an extensive range of Siemens integrated appliances, including double oven, steam oven, microwave, warming drawer, dishwasher, Quooker tap and American fridge freezer. A practical and impressive island houses the hob and downdraft extractor, whilst also accommodating a breakfast bar area with seating. In addition to the breakfast bar within the kitchen, there is also substantial space for a large dining table, this room really is the heart of the home! Featuring an external door and also accessed from the kitchen, the useful utility room is a versatile space that provides additional storage, a good range of wall and base units, plumbing for washer dryer and space to hang laundry and the washing of outdoor kit and the like.
The bespoke oak and glass balustrade staircase leads from the entrance hall to a generous landing area with a peaked window providing unparalleled far reaching views and ample space for relaxing and enjoying the elevated scenery. The impressive master suite is of good proportions and has been tastefully decorated to absorb the abundance of light beaming through the large window and its views across the bay, there are also generous built in double wardrobes with double doors and strip lighting. The beautifully finished ensuite comprises of a walk in rain shower, large vanity wash hand basin, WC and towel radiator. Bedroom two is a generous sized room with a built in double wardrobe and shelving with views over the gardens. Bedroom three is a spacious sized room, with built in wardrobe and large window over looking the garden allowing plenty of light to flood the room with the added benefit of an ensuite. Bedroom four is perfect for guests or children alike, enjoying a bright aspect with built in wardrobe storage. The house bathroom comprises a free standing bath, WC, vanity wash hand basin and towel radiator. Completing the bedrooms to the first floor, bedroom five is currently utilised as a study by the present owner, with built in wardrobe storage and the position of this room allows you to enjoy the stunning views this property has to offer. There is also a useful airing cupboard to the first floor which provides ample shelving and storage.
Holly Lodge is approached through the grounds of Kentsford House then via a private road to its walled entrance which opens onto a substantial drive where there is a detached double garage with automated roller door. An external staircase leads to a room above the garage currently used for storage but equally ideal for a home office, studio or gym. The gardens have been carefully designed around the original features and woodland of the plot all of which enjoys a wonderful sunny aspect and stunning views across Morecambe Bay toward Arnside, the Estuary, The Pennines in the distance and the Bowland Fells beyond Lancaster. The rear walled gardens have been recreated with woodland pathways, ample sitting areas perfect for al fresco dining in the warmer months! There is also access through a private gate within the grounds of Kenstford House to the coastal path which leads to Grange Promenade.
Services – Mains water, Private septic tank drainage, Gas heating, Mains electric.
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DIRECTIONS From Grange head out of the town centre towards Allithwaite. Climb the hill and pass the Nursing Home on the right (large red building). Continue for approx 800 yards beyond the top of the hill and take left turning into Carter Road. At sharp right bend join Kentsford Road and continue down hill and after approx 1/4 mile turn left into Kentsford House driveway. Follow drive past Kentsford House and Holly Lodge is located at the end of the driveway.